Shocked residents told to leave building not 'earthquake proof'Feb. 13, 2020, 9:59 a.m.
The residents of an apartment block in canton Lucerne have reacted with incredulity after they were told they all hav...
Storm batters country but expected to weakenFeb. 11, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
High winds are expected again this morning – but forecasters say the storm will start to weaken during the cour...
Dash cam leads to police driver fineFeb. 11, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
Footage from a 19-year-old’s car dash cam means a Lucerne police driver is getting fined.
Teen in hospital after experimenting with explosivesDec. 16, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
A teenager is in hospital suffering severe burns after an explosion in his bedroom in canton Lucerne on Saturday afte...
Women slices head off goose to mark end of summerNov. 12, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
For the first time since 1920 a woman has sliced the head off a goose with a sword blindfolded.
Changing shopping habits cause strain for second biggest Swiss mallOct. 31, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
Switzerland’s second biggest shopping centre – the Mall of Switzerland – is celebrating its second ...
Fine people up to CHF 4,000 for littering, says Lucerne politicianOct. 31, 2019, 8:42 a.m.
A Lucerne politician is calling for a massive increase in fines for people who leave litter which could be eaten by c...
Neo-Nazi rock concerts shut downOct. 15, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Two Neo-Nazi rock concerts have been shut down by police in cantons Lucerne and Valais.
Authorities investigate Iman preaching wife beatingOct. 9, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
Authorities are investigating an Iman who preaches at a mosque in canton Lucerne after he allegedly told his congrega...
Police use taser after man attacks with knifeSept. 18, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
Lucerne police had to use tasers to bring down a 39-year-old man who attacked an officer with a knife yesterday morning.
Lucerne president concerned about Airbnb growthAug. 7, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
The cantonal president of Lucerne says something needs to be done about the growth of Airbnb.
Defective coach stopped on way back to ItalyJune 28, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Police in Lucerne stopped an Italian registered coach which had a smashed windscreen and missing part of its front.
12,000 Chinese tourists visit LucerneMay 14, 2019, 8:55 a.m.
The historic town of Lucerne had to deal with an invasion of Chinese tourists yesterday – but everyone was prep...
Man dies in detention for non-payment of fineMay 7, 2019, 6:22 a.m.
A Sri Lankan man has died in a jail in Lucerne. The 42-year-old was serving a short sentence for the non-payment of a...
Porsche spins out of control in Spier tunnelApril 5, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
A Porsche worth more than CHF 100,000 is a write off after spinning in a tunnel and smashing into a wall.
Train stations offer passengers free online magazinesMarch 19, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Train passengers are being offered the chance to read several online magazines for free while waiting at the station.
Pond coin haul deemed legalFeb. 8, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Three women in Lucerne will not be prosecuted after police determined it is legal to take money thrown into the pond ...
Truck driver stopped for cosy cab curtainsFeb. 5, 2019, 9:01 a.m.
A truck driver stopped in Lucerne really likes his home comforts.
Gunman fires shots in Lucerne barDec. 5, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
One person was injured and several shots fired in Lucerne when a gunman entered a bar and demanded cash from the till.
Teen arrested for nude photo blackmail on SnapchatNov. 14, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after he blackmailed a 14-year-old girl to pay him so he wouldn’t publish n...
Lucerne capsule hotel closes after first weekNov. 13, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
A novel capsule hotel in Lucerne has closed only after a week.
Store detective unlawfully handcuffs customerOct. 19, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
A store detective for the Globus branch in Lucerne is in court for allegedly illegally detaining a man and using hand...
Polish president pays respect to war hero in LucerneOct. 10, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
The Polish president is in Switzerland and has laid a wreath at the tomb of a Polish war hero buried in Lucerne.
Lucerne mother complains police not doing enough after dog attackSept. 18, 2018, 6:46 a.m.
A mother in Lucerne is demanding the police do more to find a dog and its owner which attacked her seven-year-old dau...